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Don't leave it up to others to decide our future!

02/05/2024

Struggling with rent? Feeling climate anxiety? These are our everyday battles and the European elections are our chance to fight for change! This is why we are joining forces with Sony Music, to get performing artists to share the message about the importance of voting and spread it to even more young people around Europe.

Today we are announcing our partnership with Sony Music Group and the launch of the "YOUR VOICE, YOUR POWER, YOUR VOTE" campaign. A non-partisan campaign to encourage voter participation in the European elections with a focus on young people and underrepresented groups. The campaign will unveil a collection of films, across multiple platforms in multiple languages, featuring Sony Music Group’s roster of artists and songwriters.

artists and songwriters

  • Finland 🇫🇮 Goldielocks
  • France 🇫🇷 Soso Maness
  • Germany 🇩🇪 $OHO BANI, Clueso, Lotte, Alvaro Soler, HE/RO, Joris, and Culcha Candela
  • Italy 🇮🇹 IL VOLO
  • The Netherlands 🇳🇱 Sam Feldt and Mr Belt & Wezol
  • Poland 🇵🇱 Szczyl
  • Portugal 🇵🇹 Dino D’Santiago
  • Spain 🇪🇸 Rozalen
  • Sweden 🇸🇪 Jackie Mere

“2024 is an election year for almost half the global population, and civil societies thrive when everyone contributes to the democratic process,” said Towalame Austin, Executive Vice President for Global Impact and Philanthropy at Sony Music Group. “Young people are key to a vibrant society. They care about the world we live in and are active and engaged every day through widespread movements, activism and more. However, while social action ensures their voices are heard, voting is also key to ensuring they are listened to. We are delighted that our artists and songwriters have come together to support the Campaign ahead of the June European elections.”

María Rodríguez Alcázar, President of the European Youth Forum, added: "Through our partnership with performing artists, we aim to mobilise even more young voters for the upcoming 2024 European elections. Young people are a vital part of our societies. We are the mobilising power behind many movements, we participate in political debates online and we engage with our communities through youth organisations. This makes us integral to shaping democratic life. Young people deserve representatives who genuinely care about our lives and prioritise our concerns and ideas. Turning up to vote this June will make our voices heard and ensure that we are not overlooked in the decision-making process."

Between 6 and 9 June 2024, the European elections will take place in the 27 EU Member States, with around 366 million EU citizens called to vote. YOUR VOICE, YOUR POWER, YOUR VOTE is designed to educate, engage and promote civic participation.

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